Vatican City, Jun 16, 2022 / 04:11 am
Catholics in the United States made the largest contribution to the Vatican’s Peter’s Pence fund in 2021, with a donation of $13 million, representing almost 30% of all donations.
The income of the pope’s charitable fund increased overall by 2.9 million euros in 2021, quashing an earlier prediction that contributions would decrease by 15% from the year before.
According to a report published on Thursday, Peter’s Pence received a total of 46.9 million euros ($48.8 million) in 2021.
Donations from Catholics made up 44.4 million euros and 2.5 million euros came from other sources.